Project Title:

REU Site: SENSORS – Design to Implementation

Principal Investigator:

Caroline Schauer and Jin Wen

Funding Agency:

National Science Foundation


The objective of this REU proposal is to provide the selected REU participants with a rare research opportunity, exposing them to the entire exploration process of creating a viable sensor and sensor network for various real-life applications. Hands-on research activities, a multi-disciplinary working environment, systematic research education, strong industrial connections, and comprehensive ethics activities are designed to increase the participants’ knowledge and interest in research and sensor technology from design to implementation, as well as instill a strong desire to continue with research at the graduate level. The project includes a wide range of faculty from the entire Engineer College as well as Medical School as senior investigators.